Saturday , 17 November 2018
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On a culture trip

It was a Saturday and Capitao Pedro and his amigo, Appa Prasad Govekar were taking a stroll on one of the many footpaths in the capital city. The Capitao, was in a ‘what can we learn from the Portuguese to save Panaji’ mode, which was way off his ‘let’s save Calangute’ campaign which ended with him in the arms of masseuse Daniska.

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Amti, the comfort food

By Mini Ribeiro

Amti is generally, a soupy dal made, with tur dal, tamarind, spices, jaggery and coconut. Who can resist a meal comprising Amti and rice or bhakri? A well-known lentil-based dish, amti is eaten all over Maharashtra and Goa.

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Essentially Goan

By Joe Mascarenhas

There is a tale to be told on how the fish is ‘dressed’ to perfection. The dressing a secret retained over the years…from way back in 1932 to be exact, to give the diner a mouth watering, tongue tingling experience as he indulges the Piscean delicacies in fine dining, air conditioned comfort.

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Internet in India to be sans control

NT NETWORK

The Union Minister for Corporate Affairs, Mr Sachin Pilot on Friday said that the government of India has no intention of any kind to control Internet. "But then we will definitely have related rules and regulations, which would reflect the sensitivity of this country," he added.

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The Carnival’s (Make) Over

By Bina Punjani

The first birthday celebrations at Bina Punjani Hair Studio went on for the whole month of October with the One-derful Hair Carnival, and as the grand finale, we picked two lucky winners for our final cut and colour makeovers, with Art Director, Bina Punjani and Senior Stylist Kasim.

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Grandeur Personified: The Grand Bhagwati, Surat

By Mini Ribeiro

was visiting Surat after a gap of five years and was in for a surprise as the city now looks swank and well-maintained. The flyovers have eased the traffic congestion and the malls house some of the best global brands. But what left me speechless was The Grand Bhagwati Hotel on Dumas Road.

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